Editorial: Hassan’s letter to FERC chair

Monday, August 31, 2015

We are always interested in what Gov. Maggie Hassan has to say about Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project. The governor has yet to land on either side of the fence in regard to the pipeline, but she has many times made clear that her constituents deserve to be heard. As the formal deadline nears for comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, there’s little doubt that FERC will … 0

LETTERS: Lions a shining example

Monday, August 31, 2015

To the editor: Lions Club International has received worldwide recognition for its work to improve sight and prevent blindness, following Helen Keller’s request for them to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” The Peterborough Lions Club is a shining example of that mantra, thanks to their generous initial donation of $1,100 toward the Descriptive Video Service (DVS) technology recently … 0

Letter: Hassan to FERC: Listen to our citizens

Friday, August 28, 2015

(Editor’s note: The following is the text of a letter sent by Gov. Hassan to Norman C. Bay, chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The letter was sent Aug. 14) Dear Chairman Bay: I write to request that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission require Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. to respond to the … 0

Letters: Summer reading a heroic affair

Thursday, August 20, 2015

To the editor: The Children’s Room of the Jaffrey Public Library wrapped up its 2015 Summer Reading Program, Every Hero Has a Story, with a magical performance on Aug. 6 by illusionist Jason Purdy. Many special events took … 0

Letters: Clark steps down from Babe Ruth

Thursday, August 20, 2015

To the editor: I’m writing this thank you because I want to let everyone know that I will no longer be the president for the Monadnock Babe Ruth League. It has been a very satisfying and interesting eighth years and I’d like to express my gratitude for all … 0

Letters: Taxpayers pay the price in lawsuit

Friday, August 14, 2015

To the editor: Monday, Aug. 10, marked the dubious pleasure of witnessing an appalling abuse of our legal system, one that will result in all Francestown citizens needing to reach deeper into their pockets to pay for the town’s legal bills. It is hard to believe that Francestown … 0

Editorial: Preserving space, preserving peace

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

“A brisk early fall afternoon. Sparkling grass and song birds. Everyone should be so lucky to have a place like this ... just down the road!” There is something about a trail that is both intriguing and inviting. Whether it’s a new path or one traveled many times, … 0

Keep funding for Planned Parenthood

Monday, August 17, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a vital and necessary service for the people of New Hampshire, and the all-male Executive Council’s decision to defund state contracts with the agency was a critical mistake based on unfounded speculation. Ever since the deceptively edited video by the disreputable “nonprofit” Center For Medical … 1

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A portion of a sentence in the letter titled “Looking for the greatest good” in the Aug. 4 edition should have read, “... that the long-term benefits seen from a wider diversity of songbird species over time will outweigh the temporary loss of bird nests during a timber … 0

Letters: Hopes for a happier future

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: On July 17, a family member found a tiny dog wandering down Greenville Road. We would like to extend a belated thank you to Officer Dave Myer for his assistance in rescuing this dog and ensuring he would have a safer, healthier and happier future. … 0

Letters: Things to think about

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: Interesting article in Aug. 17 edition of Forbes magazine that all interested in the current pipeline issue should read. Titled “Nimby Nation,” it’s something everyone needs to think about. I hate the concept of eminent domain, always have; but I’m always open to new information … 0


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

To the editor: Based upon the Select Board’s recent decision to prohibit dogs from Evans Flats, they demonstrated that they continue to kowtow to the Conservation Commission. The Commission had posted an illegal sign prohibiting dogs and, instead of reprimanding them for their high-handed action, the Select Board … 0

Letter: Water at risk of pipeline pollution

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: My father loved coming to Mason from Nashua to visit, of course, and to take home a couple of gallons of our well water; the best he’d had ever had, he’d say. In early June I saw a spotted turtle crawling across the field that … 0